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POLITICAL TALE: A Political Storytelling Show
Jul 15, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am| $10
StoryFEST Presents: POLITICAL TALE: the finest in NYC political storytelling. Yes, it’s a storytelling show about politics, the political system, personal encounters with the Red State/Blue State madness, and the current messed-up state of our world.
POLITICAL TALE hits StoryFest – right as election frenzy begins to ramp up. It’s an event that reflects how politics really screws with each and every one of us; as told through personalized stories.
Hosted by Harmon Leon (VICE, This American Life) and Jeff Kreisler (TED Talks, MSNBC)
Mitra Jouhari (Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee)
Joe Raiola i(Senior Editor of MAD Magazine)
Jena Friedman (Daily Show, Letterman, VICE)
Mitra Jouhari works at Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee, performs with the Three Busy Debras and the Holy Fuck Comedy Hour, and hosts It’s A Guy Thing at Union Hall and You Are Heard at the Annoyance.
Joe Raiola is Senior Editor of MAD Magazine and has performed his acclaimed one man show, The Joy of Censorship, in over 40 states at countless colleges, professional conferences and theaters. He is also the creator and producer of the Annual John Lennon Tribute in New York City, now in its 36th year. Joe is a long time co-host of the Woodstock Roundable radio program, heard Sunday mornings on WDST, 100.1-FM and streaming online at WoodstockRadio.com.
Jena Friedman has worked as a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. Her work has been featured in New York Magazine, Vice, Newsweek.
Harmon Leon is a contributor to VICE and has appeared on This American Life, Last Call w/ Carson Daly, and the Howard Stern Show. He’s the author of 6 books and his writing can also be found in The Nation, Esquire, Playboy, and Wired. He’s appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Montreal’s Just for Laughs, and the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Jeff Kreisler is the Bill Hicks Spirit Award-winning comedian and bestselling author of “Get Rich Cheating” who moonlights as an on-TV pundit, TED talker, big politics speechwriter, syndicated radio host, TV writer, Final Edition Radio Hour partner with Spinal Tap’s Tony Hendra, Princeton grad and former attorney. The New York Times says he’s “delectable,” The Chicago Tribune calls him “hilarious,” and his toddler thinks he’s “weird.”